Ahmad Miari is a business development manager and team lead based in Berlin, working in the SaaS industry. He is also a university lecturer giving negotiation courses. Ahmad is a native German, English and Arabic speaker who has lived over 7 years abroad in countries like the UK, Belgium, Spain, India, Japan, USA and Czechia.
Ahmad holds an MSc in international management and economics from the prestigious CEMS programme – The Global Alliance in Management Education. CEMS includes 34 academic institutions on every continent, nearly 70 corporate partners and eight social partners (NGOs) from around the globe. Ahmad studied at the London School of Economics, Prague University of Economics and Business, the University of St. Gallen and Keio University. As part of his studies, he successfully finished business projects with Nomura Securities and McKinsey & Company, leading to fast implementation all over Japan. Later in Prague, Ahmad was a strategy research assistant, preparing classes, papers and events as well as giving lectures to international students.
In his BA programme at the Berlin School of Economics and Law and Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, he studied international business and supply chain management. During this time, he did various internships with companies such as Bosch in Munich and Bangalore.
Besides his career, he is very interested in entrepreneurship, leadership and diplomacy. Ahmad was appointed by the US Embassy in Berlin as a delegate on two occasions. He was sent to the European Parliament in Brussels to contribute to the issue of employment and actively participated in the 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (Harnessing the Power of Technology for Innovation and Entrepreneurship) in Marrakech. Together with other Fulbright alumni, he is a founding member of the Transatlantic Diversity Association, strengthening the ties between marginalised cultural groups across the Atlantic.